for Researchers & Teams

Publish Synthesis Data Products

Choosing to publish your data products in a long-term repository can:

Data repositories vary in many ways including their specificity of topics and data types, requirements for submission, the types and formats of data they will accept, and level of curation. In general, you should (1) put your data where there are other similar types of data, and (2) include descriptive high-quality metadata that describes the dataset.

If you’re looking for a data repository in which to publish your data, try searching here:

A few potential repositories to consider:

More about Metadata:

Metadata is data that describes other data. It describes the contents and context of the data, and provides enough information about the data so others can understand and use your data. Domain-specific repositories sometimes require adherence to standards for metadata. Some examples of standards include:

A few other data management resources and tools:

Contact us at if you want help finding an appropriate repository to make your data products accessible, discoverable, and citable.